The decision of Palletways member Rase Distribution to introduce a 750kg weight limit on domestic tail-lift deliveries has once again put the question of what constitutes a safe pallet weight before the haulage sector. The Lincolnshire firm, which was bought by Hazchem member HW Coates this year, introduced the limit after its new owners carried out a risk assessment on tail-lift deliveries. “HW Coates operates in an extremely safety conscious industry and it was shocked by the risks drivers are […]
Palletways UK has purchased longtime haulier member Systematic Logistics International (SLi) after it was placed into administration yesterday (29 November).
A prime mover in the development of vehicle load security rules has praised pallet networks and their members for their response to the issue.
Palletline, Palletforce and the United Pallet Network (UPN) have announced both new members and also changes to coverage within their respective networks.